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Local Accents Snag Shreveport Phone System

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Local Accents Snag Shreveport Phone System

Local Accents Snag Shreveport Phone System

Local Accents Snag Shreveport Phone System

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Shreveport, LA: The city's voice-activated telephone directory that handles non-emergency calls has exasperated staff and citizens alike. One of the reasons for its problems: the thick Southern accents of callers.